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MATHURIN MOREAU (FRENCH, 1822-1912)
Le Réveil du Primtemps (Awakening of Spring)
signed 'Math. Moreau. aine' (on front of base), also inscribed 'SUSSE. F. Paris. Est' and 'COPYRIGHT / BY / SUSSE FRES / JH' (on the reverse), on a revolving plinth
bronze, medium brown patina
3212 in. (82.5 cm.) high, overall
This cast circa 1905.
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An example of this model sold Christie's, Paris, 31 May - 1 June 2006, lot 606. This model is also illustrated in Cadet, Susse Frères, 150 Years of Sculpture 1837-1987, Paris, 1992, p. 197, as part of the 1905 sales catalogue.
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